Friday, 20 November 2015


Try this traditional rice kozhakkattai which is a  popular  breakfast or dinner menu in most of the south Indian families. It is very tasty and nutritious too. This is the combination of broken rice and dhal . Try this out .


  • Good quality rice                            - 1 cup
  • Toovar dal                                     -  ½ cup
  • One ripe fresh coconut                   -  3 cup approx grated finely
  • Green chillies                                  -  6 nos
  • Asafetida                                        -  ¼ tsp
  • Salt                                                 -  to taste


  • Oil                                                 -  1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds                                - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal                                         - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly                                        -2 nos broken
  • Curry leaves                                    - 1 sprig


  1. Wash rice well, drain the water completely and spread over a cloth.
  2. Wash and soak toovar dal for half an hour.
  3. Drain the water, spread over a cloth and powder into rava.
  4. Grind quarter part of the  coconut with green chillies, and asafetida.
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan season with mustard seeds, urad dal and a pinch of asafetida and curry leaves.
  6. Add the  ground coconut paste and four cups of water.
  7. Add salt and allow it to boil.
  8. When it starts boiling add the coarsely powdered rice dal rawa mixture.
  9. Stir continuously from the bottom , adding the remaining finely grated coconut.
  10. When all the water is absorbed cook for few more minutes at a lower flame .
  11. Remove from fire and allow it to cool for sometime .
  12. Make oval sized balls and steam for fifteen minutes .
  13. Serve hot with sambar or chutney .

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